Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprentice at Conkers Nursery, Wincanton WINCANTON COMMUNITY VENTURE

As an apprentice you will work alongside our qualified staff to provide high quality childcare and education for children aged between 3 months and 4 years, including a wide range of activities and opportunities.

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Closing date: 24 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. 30 hours per week, all year round (may be required to work some additional hours to cover staff absences). Shift patterns to be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    16 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To provide high quality childcare and education for children aged between 3 months and 4 years, including a wide range of activities and opportunities
  • Ensuring a safe, fully inclusive environment to meet individual needs in accordance with the EYFS
  • Assist in providing a warm, caring environment for children and their families
  • Assist in maintaining high standard or cleanliness and hygiene within the nursery

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard for the Early Years Educator
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required
  • End Point Assessment: Observation with Questioning & Professional Discussion
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible permanent employment upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C / 4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C / 4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

Successful candidates will be subject to a DBS check. Please consider how you will travel to the place of work, particularly if you rely on public transport.

About the employer

We are a Nursery for children aged 3 months-4 years. We are open from 8am-5pm all year round and provide a happy, nurturing environment to enable all children to reach their full potential.








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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Philippa Bancroft



Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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